Basketball

Missing Shingler, Krug costs PC

TYRONE - Penn Cambria was better than Penns Valley with Tori Shingler on the court Monday.Unfortunately for the Lady Panthers, she wasn't on it long enough for Penn Cambria to beat the Lady Rams in a 42-37 loss in the first round of the District 6 Class AA girls playoffs at Tyrone Area Middle ...

Peck hits big shot for Lady Pirates

HOLLIDAYSBURG - It was not the prettiest performance of the season for the Williamsburg High School Lady Pirates - committing 36 turnovers in all - but they were still able to squeak out a close 49-48 win Monday night over Saltsburg in the first round of the District 6 Class A playoffs.A clutch ...

Altoona girls rain 3s on MC in victory

LEWISTOWN - Three-pointers were flying all over the place on Monday night at Mifflin County High School.In the end, though, it was the play of Altoona senior forward Darby Lee, who scored six points in the final 40 seconds that lifted the visiting Lady Lions over Mifflin County, 69-66, in a ...

Season over for Lady Hornets

Juniata Valley struggled to get going for more than 2 quarters of its opening-round District 6 Class A playoff game, and by the time the Lady Hornets did, it was too late.Homer-Center, the ninth seed, outscored Juniata Valley 17-0 over a 7-minute span from late in the second quarter through a ...

H.S. basketball roundup

NORTHERN CAMBRIA - Michael Bryja scored 18 points and had 22 rebounds as Portage defeated Northern Cambria 64-37 in a regular-season high school boys basketball Monday.Jake Swank added 13 points for the Mustangs, who head to the playoffs with a 16-6 mark.Zach Lee led the Colts with 15 ...

Scholastic basketball playoff games postponed.

All of the District 6 and District 5 basketball playoff games scheduled for tonight have been moved to Wednesday at the same site and venue because of the winter storm.Hollidaysburg is moving its regular season girls home game with Forest Hills to a 3:30 start on Wednesday to accommodate the ...

Hollen leads Lady Devils to ICC title

CLAYSBURG - While Southern Fulton senior Macey Hollenshead has proven herself as a second-team all-state point guard, Bellwood-Antis coach Jim Swaney would choose no one over his own floor general, Ana Hollen.Hollen led all scorers with 17 points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for her ...

Carroll routs McCort for Laurel crown

JOHNSTOWN - Despite a run to the PIAA Class A quarterfinals a year ago, Bishop Carroll Catholic failed to bring any championships back to Ebensburg.That won't be the case this year.The Huskies dominated Bishop McCort, 63-30, in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference championship game Saturday ...

Portage girls defend their WestPAC crown

JOHNSTOWN - With two 1,000-point scorers on offense, people sometimes forget about Portage's strength on defense. The Mustangs made a lasting impression in Saturday night's WestPAC girls title game at UPJ.They used a stifling press that caused numerous Shade turnovers, which they turned into ...

BG girls lose league title game

JOHNSTOWN - Bishop Guilfoyle was playing its third game in 24 hours, but coach Mark Moschella wouldn't dare use that as a reason for his team's play in Saturday night's Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Championship.The Section 1 champion Lady Marauders, who had to win two games Friday night ...

JV outlasts Northern for league title

CLAYSBURG - If Juniata Valley and Northern Bedford needed any kind of a tuneup with the playoffs looming for both later this week, neither team could have scripted a better one than the battle which presented itself Saturday night.Led by senior forward Caleb Taylor's 25 points and a key ...

Huskies improve to 21-0

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Every team has a list of goals before the start of the season. An undefeated regular season was not on Bishop Carroll's list, but the Huskies can put it among their accomplishments for the 2013-14 season nonetheless.The team finished up a 21-0 regular season with a 64-48 win ...

BG girls win two, will play for title

EBENSBURG - The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School girls basketball team won two games Friday to clinch the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Section 1 championship.A 53-44 victory over Bishop Carroll secured a spot for the Lady Marauders in tonight's LHAC championship game against ...

H.S. boys basketball

JOHNSTOWN - A 20-10 second-quarter showing in favor of Johnstown turned out to be the downfall of the Altoona Area High School boys basketball team Friday night as the Mountain Lions dropped a 65-55 decision to the Trojans.Altoona fell to 10-9 heading into the final week of the regular ...

BG girls will play 2 in 1 day

The latest heavy snow and ice that has fallen on the region not only wiped out Thursday's scholastic sports schedule, it's create a situation that will tax the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls basketball team's endurance both physically and mentally.Weather permitting, the Lady Marauders will ...

Mountain Lions muscle past BG

The battle between Altoona and Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Wednesday night proved to be entertaining both on and off the court at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium.The Mountain Lions continued their recent surge with a 64-59 triumph that sent the Marauders to their third straight defeat while the ...

No punishment for Mo Valley, Williamsburg

No disciplinary action will be taken against the Moshannon Valley or Williamsburg High School athletic programs by PIAA District 6 following a fight that led to the premature stoppage of a boys basketball game between the schools on Jan. 24, according to district chairman Dave Crumrine.Both ...

H.S. girls roundup

PATTON - Kara Cordell scored a game-high 23 points to lead Cambria Heights to a 49-43 Laurel Highlands Conference Section I win over Central Cambria in high school girls basketball on Wednesday.Lauren Brawley added 10 points for Cambria Heights, which improved to 2-7 in the section and 9-12 ...